Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 21,382 24,134 31,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.04% 14.56% 15.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.55% 15.09% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17,710 20,717 26,919
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 157,806 159,971 191,978
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.52% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 130,683 133,807 162,127
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 8,864 £48,500 +2.11% 896
South East -3 3,887 £37,500 - 429
North of England 0 3,732 £37,500 +7.14% 483
Midlands -2 2,267 £35,000 -6.67% 340
North West -2 1,827 £37,500 +7.14% 252
Yorkshire -5 1,661 £37,500 +7.14% 190
West Midlands +2 1,537 £35,000 -5.41% 213
East of England -8 1,333 £37,700 +0.53% 218
South West -2 1,308 £35,000 -1.41% 221
East Midlands -4 725 £35,000 -6.67% 126
North East +3 244 £35,936 +5.69% 41
South Coast - 3 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 6,181 (28.91%) Finance
2 5,463 (25.55%) SQL
3 4,553 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4,289 (20.06%) Microsoft
5 3,844 (17.98%) Windows
6 3,447 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
7 2,919 (13.65%) Business Analysis
8 2,719 (12.72%) Degree
9 2,612 (12.22%) ITIL
10 2,228 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
11 2,175 (10.17%) Active Directory
12 2,172 (10.16%) SQL Server
13 2,090 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 1,984 (9.28%) Microsoft Excel
15 1,865 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
16 1,590 (7.44%) Banking
17 1,529 (7.15%) QA
18 1,518 (7.10%) Project Management
19 1,440 (6.73%) SDLC
20 1,430 (6.69%) Analytics
21 1,411 (6.60%) Test Automation
22 1,334 (6.24%) Scrum
23 1,324 (6.19%) Data Analysis
23 1,324 (6.19%) Windows Server
24 1,294 (6.05%) Oracle
25 1,290 (6.03%) Retail
26 1,234 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
27 1,220 (5.71%) CRM
28 1,202 (5.62%) SAP
29 1,074 (5.02%) Linux

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 746 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 657 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 446 (2.09%) SAS
4 367 (1.72%) IIS
5 272 (1.27%) Confluence
6 247 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 222 (1.04%) Skype for Business
8 178 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 136 (0.64%) CMS
10 133 (0.62%) Apache
11 127 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 122 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 68 (0.32%) JBoss
14 63 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
15 60 (0.28%) WebSphere
16 59 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
17 54 (0.25%) WebLogic
18 49 (0.23%) Apache Spark
19 44 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
20 42 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2,228 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1,984 (9.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 608 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 590 (2.76%) MS Visio
5 189 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 176 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
7 97 (0.45%) SPSS
8 20 (0.094%) Acrobat
9 18 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 16 (0.075%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.047%) AutoCAD
12 9 (0.042%) S-PLUS
13 7 (0.033%) CATIA
13 7 (0.033%) Stata
14 6 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
15 5 (0.023%) Mingle
15 5 (0.023%) Open Workbench
16 4 (0.019%) Photoshop
17 3 (0.014%) Maya
18 2 (0.009%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 268 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 232 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 151 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 141 (0.66%) SAP SD
5 126 (0.59%) Elite 3E
6 113 (0.53%) NetSuite
7 112 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
8 106 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
9 99 (0.46%) SAP CO
9 99 (0.46%) SAP FI
10 98 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
11 86 (0.40%) SAP MM
12 85 (0.40%) SAP ERP
13 80 (0.37%) SAP PP
14 67 (0.31%) thinkFolio
15 64 (0.30%) Markit EDM
16 60 (0.28%) SAP APO
17 57 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
18 51 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
19 49 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,051 (4.92%) Office 365
2 495 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 353 (1.65%) SaaS
4 296 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
5 222 (1.04%) Google Analytics
6 99 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
7 87 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 84 (0.39%) Mimecast
9 70 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
10 48 (0.22%) IaaS
11 43 (0.20%) PaaS
12 36 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 35 (0.16%) GitHub
14 33 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 29 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
16 28 (0.13%) AdWords
16 28 (0.13%) Trello
17 27 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
18 26 (0.12%) Slack
19 25 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 997 (4.66%) Firewall
2 630 (2.95%) TCP/IP
3 485 (2.27%) WAN
4 473 (2.21%) LAN
5 441 (2.06%) DNS
6 406 (1.90%) Network Security
7 348 (1.63%) DHCP
8 336 (1.57%) VPN
9 273 (1.28%) Internet
10 244 (1.14%) VoIP
11 243 (1.14%) SAN
12 181 (0.85%) Skype
13 138 (0.65%) Wireless
14 130 (0.61%) HTTP
15 127 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
16 121 (0.57%) VLAN
17 102 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
18 98 (0.46%) SMS
19 96 (0.45%) SSL
20 89 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,172 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 860 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 730 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 607 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 425 (1.99%) Power BI
6 361 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 346 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
8 338 (1.58%) Big Data
9 313 (1.46%) QlikView
10 280 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 273 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
12 231 (1.08%) MySQL
13 197 (0.92%) Oracle Database
14 183 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 157 (0.73%) Data Mining
16 142 (0.66%) MS Access
17 136 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
18 133 (0.62%) Hadoop
19 121 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
20 109 (0.51%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 920 (4.30%) JIRA
2 739 (3.46%) Selenium
3 295 (1.38%) Cucumber
4 271 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 234 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 200 (0.94%) WebDriver
7 199 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 130 (0.61%) HP UFT
9 115 (0.54%) Git (software)
10 108 (0.51%) Jenkins
11 103 (0.48%) SpecFlow
12 92 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 72 (0.34%) JMeter
14 57 (0.27%) TeamCity
15 50 (0.23%) Subversion
16 48 (0.22%) Eclipse
17 46 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
18 45 (0.21%) LoadRunner
19 44 (0.21%) Zephyr
20 37 (0.17%) ERwin
General
1 6,181 (28.91%) Finance
2 1,590 (7.44%) Banking
3 1,290 (6.03%) Retail
4 925 (4.33%) Marketing
5 818 (3.83%) Legal
6 797 (3.73%) Law
7 615 (2.88%) Investment Banking
8 600 (2.81%) Manufacturing
9 523 (2.45%) Front Office
10 454 (2.12%) Advertising
11 406 (1.90%) Back Office
12 382 (1.79%) Telecoms
13 279 (1.30%) Retail Banking
14 230 (1.08%) Games
15 173 (0.81%) Billing
16 161 (0.75%) Publishing
17 148 (0.69%) Financial Institution
18 115 (0.54%) German Language
19 107 (0.50%) French Language
20 100 (0.47%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 978 (4.57%) .NET
2 517 (2.42%) XML
3 471 (2.20%) HTML
4 434 (2.03%) Web Services
5 282 (1.32%) CSS
6 233 (1.09%) SOAP
7 206 (0.96%) ASP.NET
8 155 (0.72%) Middleware
9 150 (0.70%) REST
10 136 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
11 116 (0.54%) .NET Framework
12 106 (0.50%) JSON
13 102 (0.48%) Gherkin
14 100 (0.47%) J2EE
15 97 (0.45%) AngularJS
16 94 (0.44%) jQuery
17 93 (0.43%) RESTful
18 84 (0.39%) EDI
19 70 (0.33%) Mason
20 62 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3,447 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
2 968 (4.53%) Management Information System
3 886 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 448 (2.10%) User Experience
5 358 (1.67%) Fintech
6 321 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 313 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 279 (1.30%) Derivative
9 273 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 252 (1.18%) Equities
11 223 (1.04%) Fixed Income
12 220 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 190 (0.89%) Blackberry
14 187 (0.87%) Driving Licence
15 171 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
15 171 (0.80%) iPhone
16 169 (0.79%) Data Structures
17 161 (0.75%) Credit Risk
18 160 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
19 139 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3,844 (17.98%) Windows
2 1,324 (6.19%) Windows Server
3 1,074 (5.02%) Linux
4 1,058 (4.95%) Windows 7
5 818 (3.83%) Unix
6 639 (2.99%) Windows 10
7 622 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 556 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 261 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 199 (0.93%) Android
11 178 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 155 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 129 (0.60%) Windows XP
14 128 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 107 (0.50%) Solaris
16 71 (0.33%) AIX
17 68 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 54 (0.25%) Mac OS
19 37 (0.17%) CentOS
20 34 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,553 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2,919 (13.65%) Business Analysis
3 2,612 (12.22%) ITIL
4 2,090 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 1,865 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
6 1,518 (7.10%) Project Management
7 1,440 (6.73%) SDLC
8 1,430 (6.69%) Analytics
9 1,411 (6.60%) Test Automation
10 1,334 (6.24%) Scrum
11 1,324 (6.19%) Data Analysis
12 1,234 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1,220 (5.71%) CRM
14 1,046 (4.89%) Information Security
15 1,041 (4.87%) User Stories
16 945 (4.42%) Waterfall
17 901 (4.21%) Change Management
18 855 (4.00%) ERP
19 788 (3.69%) E-Commerce
20 780 (3.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5,463 (25.55%) SQL
2 994 (4.65%) Java
3 988 (4.62%) C#
4 672 (3.14%) Python
5 581 (2.72%) T-SQL
6 574 (2.68%) JavaScript
7 434 (2.03%) VBA
8 398 (1.86%) R
9 348 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 306 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 226 (1.06%) C
12 221 (1.03%) C++
13 213 (1.00%) VB
14 172 (0.80%) PHP
15 153 (0.72%) ABAP
16 148 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 135 (0.63%) Perl
18 132 (0.62%) VB.NET
19 126 (0.59%) Ruby
20 121 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2,719 (12.72%) Degree
2 826 (3.86%) ISEB
3 660 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 602 (2.82%) CISSP
5 478 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 468 (2.19%) ISTQB
7 420 (1.96%) SC Cleared
8 370 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
9 309 (1.45%) CISM
10 290 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
11 284 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 241 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 237 (1.11%) CCNA
14 207 (0.97%) GIAC
15 198 (0.93%) MCSE
16 176 (0.82%) MCSA
17 172 (0.80%) CISA
18 164 (0.77%) MCP
19 155 (0.72%) CEH
20 141 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,529 (7.15%) QA
2 882 (4.12%) SLA
3 526 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 502 (2.35%) PMO
5 472 (2.21%) Data Quality
6 347 (1.62%) GDPR
7 236 (1.10%) PCI DSS
8 130 (0.61%) COBIT
8 130 (0.61%) MiFID
9 119 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 78 (0.36%) Solvency II
11 47 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 45 (0.21%) EMIR
13 40 (0.19%) ISO 9001
14 33 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
15 32 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
16 24 (0.11%) SEPA
17 23 (0.11%) IFRS
18 22 (0.10%) IFRS 9
19 20 (0.094%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2,175 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 556 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 289 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 139 (0.65%) XenApp
5 81 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 74 (0.35%) vSphere
7 73 (0.34%) Docker
8 64 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 50 (0.23%) XenDesktop
10 47 (0.22%) Snort
11 41 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
12 32 (0.15%) DFS Replication
13 30 (0.14%) Terminal Services
14 29 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
15 23 (0.11%) BitLocker
16 19 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
17 16 (0.075%) Firmware
18 15 (0.070%) XenServer
19 10 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
20 8 (0.037%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 422 (1.97%) SCCM
2 117 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 113 (0.53%) SCOM
4 99 (0.46%) Nessus
5 68 (0.32%) Backup Exec
6 63 (0.29%) HP ALM
7 52 (0.24%) QRadar
8 50 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
9 49 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 42 (0.20%) WSUS
11 40 (0.19%) AirWatch
12 39 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 39 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
13 37 (0.17%) CSIRT
14 36 (0.17%) Puppet
15 35 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 28 (0.13%) Nagios
17 27 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
18 26 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
18 26 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4,289 (20.06%) Microsoft
2 1,294 (6.05%) Oracle
3 1,202 (5.62%) SAP
4 942 (4.41%) VMware
5 749 (3.50%) Citrix
6 672 (3.14%) Cisco
7 606 (2.83%) Tableau
8 484 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
9 402 (1.88%) HP
10 384 (1.80%) Google
11 239 (1.12%) Adobe
12 222 (1.04%) iManage
13 221 (1.03%) IBM
14 216 (1.01%) Apple
15 200 (0.94%) ServiceNow
16 169 (0.79%) CheckPoint
17 159 (0.74%) Remedy
18 151 (0.71%) Capita
19 147 (0.69%) Cognos
20 138 (0.65%) Splunk